Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 606 714 706
Rank change year-on-year +108 -8 -123
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 587 503 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.52% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 492 357 434
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -1.10% +7.06%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,150 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £64,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +14.67%

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 83,305 96,706 94,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.90% 55.50% 53.23%
Number of salaries quoted 68,899 80,828 80,980
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 24 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +125 568 £47,500 +5.56% 81
UK excluding London +79 334 £42,500 - 74
London +102 251 £55,000 +10.00% 14
Midlands +59 100 £40,000 -5.88% 21
South East +32 92 £45,000 - 11
East of England +96 90 £41,500 -17.00% 11
West Midlands +49 54 £40,000 -5.88% 15
East Midlands +45 46 £42,500 +37.10% 6
North of England +34 33 £40,000 +3.90% 13
North West +17 25 £40,000 +3.90% 11
Scotland +26 16 £40,000 +23.08% 7
Yorkshire +21 8 £40,000 +33.33% 1
South West -33 3 £50,000 +21.21% 11
Northern Ireland -10 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 383 (65.25%) PowerShell
2 346 (58.94%) Windows
3 263 (44.80%) Microsoft
4 241 (41.06%) SQL
5 184 (31.35%) SQL Server
6 179 (30.49%) VMware
7 178 (30.32%) Windows 10
8 174 (29.64%) SCCM
9 156 (26.58%) C#
10 155 (26.41%) Active Directory
10 155 (26.41%) Windows Server
11 151 (25.72%) Windows 7
12 149 (25.38%) ITIL
13 124 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
14 118 (20.10%) Windows Server 2008
15 117 (19.93%) VMware Infrastructure
16 109 (18.57%) JavaScript
17 106 (18.06%) DNS
18 101 (17.21%) .NET
19 100 (17.04%) Microsoft Azure
20 99 (16.87%) VB
21 98 (16.70%) Citrix
21 98 (16.70%) Problem-Solving
22 96 (16.35%) Office 365
23 89 (15.16%) Finance
24 88 (14.99%) Microsoft Certification
24 88 (14.99%) Continuous Improvement
25 87 (14.82%) Windows Server 2012
26 86 (14.65%) Test Automation
27 83 (14.14%) Linux

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 36 (6.13%) MS Exchange
3 30 (5.11%) IIS
4 28 (4.77%) Skype for Business
5 11 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.70%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.53%) Joomla!
8 8 (1.36%) Apache
8 8 (1.36%) Confluence
9 7 (1.19%) Documentum
10 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.85%) nginx
11 4 (0.68%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.34%) LiveCycle
12 2 (0.34%) SAS
13 1 (0.17%) CICS
13 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 66 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.17%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.17%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 13 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.19%) SAP CO
3 7 (1.19%) SAP FI
3 7 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (1.19%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.51%) Workfront
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 100 (17.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (16.35%) Office 365
3 61 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (4.43%) Mimecast
5 14 (2.39%) GitHub
6 12 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.87%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.87%) PaaS
7 11 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (1.53%) Amazon Glacier
9 9 (1.53%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.53%) AWS CloudTrail
9 9 (1.53%) IaaS
9 9 (1.53%) SaaS
10 7 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
11 6 (1.02%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 106 (18.06%) DNS
2 82 (13.97%) Firewall
3 79 (13.46%) DHCP
4 44 (7.50%) TCP/IP
5 35 (5.96%) Internet
6 34 (5.79%) Network Security
6 34 (5.79%) VLAN
7 32 (5.45%) VPN
8 29 (4.94%) LAN
9 25 (4.26%) WAN
10 23 (3.92%) SAN
10 23 (3.92%) VoIP
11 19 (3.24%) Wireless
12 18 (3.07%) NetScaler
12 18 (3.07%) SMTP
13 16 (2.73%) iSCSI
13 16 (2.73%) SSL
14 15 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (2.56%) Skype
15 12 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (31.35%) SQL Server
2 72 (12.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.04%) MySQL
6 11 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (1.53%) DB2
7 9 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.19%) GIS
8 7 (1.19%) SAP BW
8 7 (1.19%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (1.02%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.68%) Power BI
11 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 54 (9.20%) WinDbg
2 41 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 37 (6.30%) MSI
3 37 (6.30%) Selenium
4 33 (5.62%) Visual Studio
5 31 (5.28%) HP UFT
6 23 (3.92%) JIRA
7 17 (2.90%) SoapUI
8 16 (2.73%) AdminStudio
8 16 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (2.39%) Jenkins
10 13 (2.21%) InstallShield
11 11 (1.87%) SpecFlow
11 11 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 11 (1.87%) WebDriver
12 10 (1.70%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.36%) Plastic SCM
13 8 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 89 (15.16%) Finance
2 25 (4.26%) Retail
3 13 (2.21%) Banking
3 13 (2.21%) Marketing
4 11 (1.87%) Advertising
5 6 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.51%) Publishing
7 2 (0.34%) Back Office
7 2 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.17%) Front Office
8 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.17%) Legal
8 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (15.16%) Developer
2 85 (14.48%) Analyst
3 63 (10.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 56 (9.54%) SCCM Engineer
5 44 (7.50%) PowerShell Engineer
5 44 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
6 40 (6.81%) Senior SCCM Engineer
7 35 (5.96%) IT Engineer
8 32 (5.45%) .NET Developer
8 32 (5.45%) Support Analyst
9 30 (5.11%) Administrator
10 27 (4.60%) C# Developer
11 26 (4.43%) Desktop Engineer
12 22 (3.75%) Desktop Support
12 22 (3.75%) Senior Desktop Engineer
12 22 (3.75%) Software Developer
12 22 (3.75%) Windows Support Analyst
13 21 (3.58%) ASP.NET Developer
13 21 (3.58%) Desktop Analyst
13 21 (3.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (17.21%) .NET
2 73 (12.44%) HTML
3 65 (11.07%) ASP.NET
3 65 (11.07%) Web Services
4 42 (7.16%) HTML5
5 33 (5.62%) XML
6 31 (5.28%) .NET Framework
6 31 (5.28%) jQuery
7 30 (5.11%) JSON
7 30 (5.11%) WSH
8 29 (4.94%) CSS
9 28 (4.77%) Classic ASP
10 26 (4.43%) AngularJS
10 26 (4.43%) Middleware
11 22 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (3.41%) Software Packaging
13 18 (3.07%) SOAP
14 17 (2.90%) WinForms
14 17 (2.90%) WPF
15 16 (2.73%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (9.88%) Self-Motivation
3 51 (8.69%) User Experience
4 42 (7.16%) Data Centre
5 33 (5.62%) Clustering
6 21 (3.58%) Blackberry
6 21 (3.58%) Fat Client
6 21 (3.58%) Handset
6 21 (3.58%) Thin Client
7 14 (2.39%) Client/Server
8 12 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.87%) Hedge funds
10 10 (1.70%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.70%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.36%) CMDB
11 8 (1.36%) SCADA
12 7 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.02%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
14 5 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 346 (58.94%) Windows
2 178 (30.32%) Windows 10
3 155 (26.41%) Windows Server
4 151 (25.72%) Windows 7
5 118 (20.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 87 (14.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 83 (14.14%) Linux
8 39 (6.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (6.30%) Unix
10 27 (4.60%) Apple iOS
11 21 (3.58%) Android
12 17 (2.90%) Windows 8
13 16 (2.73%) Windows XP
14 10 (1.70%) AIX
15 7 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.68%) CentOS
17 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.34%) Windows Vista
19 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (25.38%) ITIL
2 124 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (16.70%) Problem-Solving
4 88 (14.99%) Continuous Improvement
5 86 (14.65%) Test Automation
6 71 (12.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 57 (9.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 51 (8.69%) Project Management
9 47 (8.01%) Migration
10 42 (7.16%) Computer Science
11 40 (6.81%) DevOps
12 36 (6.13%) MVC
13 35 (5.96%) High Availability
14 31 (5.28%) Scrum
14 31 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (5.28%) Web Development
15 30 (5.11%) CRM
16 29 (4.94%) Information Security
16 29 (4.94%) Software Engineering
17 28 (4.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 383 (65.25%) PowerShell
2 241 (41.06%) SQL
3 156 (26.58%) C#
4 109 (18.57%) JavaScript
5 99 (16.87%) VB
6 59 (10.05%) T-SQL
7 56 (9.54%) Python
8 50 (8.52%) C++
9 49 (8.35%) Bash Shell
10 47 (8.01%) Perl
11 41 (6.98%) Java
12 31 (5.28%) PHP
13 29 (4.94%) VB.NET
14 25 (4.26%) C
15 18 (3.07%) VBA
16 17 (2.90%) PL/SQL
17 11 (1.87%) Ruby
18 9 (1.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 9 (1.53%) VB6
19 8 (1.36%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 88 (14.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (13.80%) Degree
3 75 (12.78%) MCSE
4 47 (8.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 40 (6.81%) MCP
6 38 (6.47%) MCSA
7 25 (4.26%) Security Cleared
8 24 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (3.24%) CISSP
10 15 (2.56%) GIAC
11 12 (2.04%) DV Cleared
12 11 (1.87%) SC Cleared
13 10 (1.70%) AWS Certification
14 9 (1.53%) CCNA
14 9 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (1.19%) CCNP
16 6 (1.02%) ISEB
17 5 (0.85%) ISTQB
17 5 (0.85%) MCTS
18 4 (0.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.35%) QA
2 44 (7.50%) GDPR
3 25 (4.26%) SLA
4 16 (2.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (2.56%) SAS 70
6 9 (1.53%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.85%) PMO
8 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 155 (26.41%) Active Directory
2 117 (19.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (11.75%) Hyper-V
4 40 (6.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 37 (6.30%) BitLocker
6 30 (5.11%) XenApp
7 26 (4.43%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (3.92%) vSphere
9 13 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (1.87%) DFS Replication
12 10 (1.70%) Terminal Services
12 10 (1.70%) XenServer
13 8 (1.36%) XenDesktop
14 7 (1.19%) Docker
15 6 (1.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 1 (0.17%) ACF2
17 1 (0.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 174 (29.64%) SCCM
2 70 (11.93%) WSUS
3 54 (9.20%) Perfmon
4 31 (5.28%) SCOrch
5 24 (4.09%) WMI
6 23 (3.92%) vRealize
6 23 (3.92%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 21 (3.58%) SCOM
8 16 (2.73%) Backup Exec
8 16 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (2.04%) AirWatch
10 11 (1.87%) SCVMM
11 9 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (1.53%) Nessus
11 9 (1.53%) Terraform
12 8 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (1.19%) Control-M
13 7 (1.19%) Puppet
14 6 (1.02%) FortiGate
14 6 (1.02%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 263 (44.80%) Microsoft
2 179 (30.49%) VMware
3 98 (16.70%) Citrix
4 45 (7.67%) Ivanti
4 45 (7.67%) Symantec
5 43 (7.33%) HP
6 42 (7.16%) Apple
7 34 (5.79%) Cisco
8 32 (5.45%) Bloomberg
9 31 (5.28%) IBM
10 27 (4.60%) SolarWinds
11 21 (3.58%) McAfee
11 21 (3.58%) Oracle
11 21 (3.58%) Reuters
11 21 (3.58%) Sophos
12 20 (3.41%) Autodesk
13 15 (2.56%) Splunk
14 14 (2.39%) EMC
15 12 (2.04%) Veeam
16 11 (1.87%) Avaya